A picture shows a heartbroken woman watching as a house in Kolofoʻou burnt down on Saturday 12.
Fire officials are still looking into the cause of the “structural fire” after they were alerted at 10.09am, a Fire Emergency service spokesperson told Kaniva News.
Officials believed the fire which destroyed about 90 percent of the “dwelling house” started in a room on the first floor.
The cost of damages to the structure and the content is around TP$75,064.20.
The firefighters were able to stop the flame spreading to next doors saving about TP$155,915.90 of properties, the spokesperson said.
No one was injured in the blaze.
Fire investigators were investigating the incident.